154 East Main Street, Port Jervis NY 12771
Family owned and operated since 1953, we pride ourselves on our personalized service to the families of the Port Jervis and the NY, NJ and PA Tri-States communities.
We provide a complete range of funeral service options. Some of the services we provide:
Traditional, Graveside, and Memorial Service
Our goal is to make a difficult time as comfortable as possible.
We are here to assist you in all aspects of funeral service. You and your family can be assured of your comfort when placing your trust in us.
Whether a death is sudden or expected, the loss of a loved one is indescribable. When you are in a heightened emotional state, even the most basic decisions can seem staggering. This section seeks to guide you through the immediate hours following a passing.
Traditionally, a burial service involves a visitation and is followed by a funeral service. While the casket is typically present at both these events, it is your decision whether to have the casket open. You then have a number of options for interment.
Cremation is an increasingly popular option for many people, serving as an alternative to burial. Reasons for preferring cremation vary. Some religions request it, while other people consider it more environmentally conscious. Some may simply like the idea of cremation more. During cremation, the remains are placed in a special furnace and reduced to resemble coarse sand.
Giving a meaningful, moving eulogy can be a nerve-wracking situation for even the most accomplished public speaker, but it need not be. This guide will provide you with the information you need to strike the right balance of emotion and lightheartedness.
Like everything in society, funeral etiquette has evolved over time. While common sense is your best guide, here are a few dos and don'ts of funeral etiquette.
Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc.
154 E Main St
Port Jervis NY 12771
Michael C. Horkan, Owner / Funeral Director